Guitarist, composer, studio musician, and private music instructor.


TIMELINE

1981: Attended Villa Maria College of Buffalo and received an Associates in Arts Degree in Music.

1982
:
Attended Guitar Institute of Technology (GIT) Received a One Year Certification Degree upon the successful completion of training.
Received "Outstanding Player of the Year", voted by faculty and students upon completing one year intensive training at G.I.T. This award included a Gibson Howard Roberts Fusion Model Guitar.

1991
: Formed ANTHRACITE
with Rodney Appleby.

1992: Releases "NO BRAKES"; A solo project featuring some of the WNY's top players including Rodney Appleby.

1992-94
: Voted Buffalo's Top Guitarist. (Buffalo Music Awards) 3 consecutive years 1992, 1993, 1994

1994: ANTHRACITE releases "Psycogenic Fugue", which along with "NO BRAKES", has been picked up by Audiophile Imports (An international distribution company).

1994-95
:"Anthracite" is voted Top Jazz Fusion Group.

1995
: Inducted into the Buffalo Music Hall of Fame

1996
: Reforms Rushour with Rick & Paul Fadale and Jay Willis.

1997
:Joins the group Gamalon and releases Held to the Light and Gamalon Live at the Tralf. The group also opened for Billy Sheehan's Niacin.

1998
:Forms Shadowbox with Jack Kulp and Jeff Dennison. Gamalon double bills with Gongzilla.
1999:Gamalon opened for Vital Information, Bon Lozaga, and Schleigho.



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